Voluntary Carbon Markets: An International Business Guide to what They are and how They Work

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Ricardo Bayon, Amanda Hawn, Katherine Hamilton
Earthscan, 2007 - Business & Economics - 164 pages
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The book covers all aspects of voluntary carbon markets in the US, Europe, Australia, Canada, and Asia: what they are, how they work and, most critically, their business potential to help slow climate change. It is the indispensable guide for anyone seeking to understand voluntary carbon markets and capitalize on the opportunities they present for economic and environmental benefit.
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 The Big Picture
1
Chapter 2 Understanding Supply and Demand in the Voluntary Carbon Market
17
Chapter 3 How Does the Voluntary Carbon Market Relate to the US REC Market?
38
What the Experts Think
64
Chapter 5 A Glance into the Future of the Voluntary Carbon Market
101
Appendices
108
Index
159
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Ricardo Bayon is a co-founder of EKO Asset Management Partners.

Amanda Hawn is Manager of Advisory Services at New Forests.

Katherine Hamilton is the Associate Director of Ecosystem Marketplace.

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